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-care workers. it affects elders, the disabled , and poor people in this country. and the paul ryan budget eviscerated the program. if his budget is an indicator, the biggest concern should be around medicate. >> do you think you have effectively -- medicaid. >> do you think we're going to see that -- >> speaker boehner appointed him to play a key role. i thought we had made such a case in the national election about how wrong the priorities were in that budget. evidently not. >> paul ryan will play a role in these so-called fiscal cliff negotiations, speaker boehner asked him sometime in the past week or so to play that role. that sent shock waves through us, because we thought, here is a leader who was basically ending medicare and medicaid as we know it. he is now going to be part of the conversation. >> it seems like with the debt ceiling, this time around with the fiscal cliff, but they're both taking a more active role than they did with the debt ceiling negotiations in 2011. there is more media rallies. what did you learn from last summer 2011 that has changed the approach? >> the g
. [laughter] to make between congressman paul ryan and the vice president joe biden should be fun. and an coulter reverses will be goldberg. i have to say that would be extremely wrong cited because there would have to stop every response just like last night. the it team a factor aside is she is courageous. truly courageous and is willing to use her satirical highlights for issues of the day describes itself as the polemicist to likes to stir the pot and does not pretend to be impartial or about list. her background has prepared her well as a lawyer and graduated with honors from cornell, graduate of michigan and what school and author of eight new times bestsellers the ladies of the few are the only ones that have not read your book. and "mugged" racial demagoguery from the seventies to obama" i encourage your ready-to-eat it. i felt so on burgeoned and liberated i will get his rid of those bottled words. >> lazy, angry, constitution, e xperienced, holding down the fort, peanut butter, community organizer, the black hole and apartment and black share. i know i am not role i will
, the majority leader, calls people like paul ryan, who is now running for vice president. .. >> if you keep doing this, you are going to risk your speakership. the president said when i talked to him, interestingly enough, he said in fixing -- he realizes the magnitude of all of this, as does speaker boehner, key democrats, key republicans realize what it is. and the president literally said to me, i would willingly lose an election if i could solve these problems. it is that serious. tim geithner, the treasury secretary, in the book is quoted thousands of words telling the president, you have got to do something about this problem. we have to fix it. you literally, it's not that we're going to close down the government, we will close down the american economy and, in turn, the global economy. if they do not solve the issue of this runaway spending, get some way to stop borrowing in excess, he tells the president of the united states if we default on this, on our obligations and our ious, we will trigger a depression worse than the 1930s. anybody here remember the 19 1930s depression? you p
gets to do what i did as the governor of massachusetts, and paul ryan wants to privatize medicare, and underfund it, which is incredible. it's a rejection of both theory and evidence. but that's pretty impressive. >> when you look at this interface between medical costs and the budget, this idea that we have to have all these commissions, like rituals about shares. why don't we just have healthcare costs commission, why don't we look that in the eye? >> that would be death panels. i mean, that's -- >> i also think, the reality of american politics is the drug industries are very influential, the insurance industry is very influential and has beaten back reforms over and over. one position in the medicare drug bill, the bill that provided prescription drugs for medicare, and the government, the largest purchaser of drugs in the world, couldn't bargain with the drug companies, estimated to be a gift to the drug companies over ten years of half trillion dollars. now, anybody serious about dealing with our deficit should be the place to begin. how do we talk about it? >> by the way, i
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